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Principal Data Mgmt Analyst

Requisition ID: R10112690

  • CategoryCategory: Information Technology
  • LocationLocation: Fort Leavenworth, KS, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 50% of the Time
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems (NGDS), Fort Leavenworth, KS is currently seeking a Principal Data Mgmt Analyst. The Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) is an automated FSC2 system that processes, analyzes, and exchanges combat information among the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) and other Joint architectures. AFATDS provides fully automated support for planning, coordinating, controlling, and executing fires and effects. It supports weapon systems such as mortars, field artillery cannons, rockets and missiles, close air support, attack aviation, and naval surface fire support systems.


  • Perform routine system maintenance and computer system administrative functions
  • Performs analysis of system operations
  • Conduct fault detection, isolation, and correction of computer systems and individual peripheral devices
  • Be available for temporary assignment to various CONUS/OCONUS sites for extended periods of time
  • Generate customer related reports from multiple sources, for example Daily Activity Reports, Trip Request, Trip Reports
  • Provide over – the – shoulder training to military operators
  • Perform routine system maintenance and computer system administrative functions
  • Must be Knowledgeable of and is capable of using operating systems and database management systems
  • Perform analysis of system operations, fault detection, isolation, correction of computer systems and individual peripheral devices.
  • Must poses excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED certificate with 5 Years of relevant experience
  • Certified on AFATDS
  • Minimum 5 years operational experience using Army Mission Command Systems
  • Must have an Active Secret Clearance
  • Willing to travel up to 50% per calendar year
  • Comfortable interacting with all military ranks
  • Capable of performing analysis of system operations
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in operations of hardware systems and components
  • Experience in fault detection, analysis, isolation, correction of hardware systems and individual components
  • Capable of routine system analysis and maintenance on both software and hardware, along with associated components

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Analytical and Critical Thinking Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Active Listening Skills
  • Ability to handle stress and work well under pressure
  • Ability to Multi-Task

Salary Range: $82,000 USD - $123,000 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.